Armed Robber Targets Rockford Tobacco Store

By Christie Nicks

Published 07/22 2014 10:10PM

Updated 07/22 2014 10:20PM

ROCKFORD - A man gets away with some cash after an armed robbery at a Rockford tobacco store.

It happened at the Tobacco Outlet in the 3200 block of North Main around 8:30.

Details are still limited, but police say they believe the suspect, armed with a handgun, entered the store and demanded money.

They say he took off on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police describe the suspect as a black male around 30 years old, about 5'4 in height. 

No one was hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rockford Police.

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